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Home  |  News  |  Traffic Safety Checkpoint conducted

Traffic Safety Checkpoint conducted
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

 
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC - Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that the Sheriff’s Department Traffic Safety Unit will be conducting a traffic safety checkpoint in the Pine Valley Subdivision off Broad River Road on May 12, 2011.

The Sheriff stated that the Traffic Safety Unit is working to change driver’s behavior’s and reduce traffic collisions and fatalities in our communities – making everyone be a defensive driver, to wear their seatbelts and to slow down. Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the Traffic Safety Unit works daily to create safer roadways within our neighborhoods and is asking everyone to help in this effort. The traffic safety unit is conducting the traffic safety checkpoint in an effort to reduce speeding in our school zones and the residential neighborhood. The Sheriff added that Deputies will be in the Pine Valley Community in an effort to reduce burglaries in and around the area.

The Traffic Safety Unit can provide education and awareness to communities, church groups and businesses; in addition to conducting traffic safety checkpoints and working our roadways to make our communities safer for our children. If you would like to get in touch with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Safety Unit you may call them at 803-551-1149.

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